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  • Trump Touted His Turkish Business Partner In A Call With President Erdogan - Huffington Post

    Trump Touted His Turkish Business Partner In A Call With President Erdogan - Huffington Post;

    President-elect Donald Trump called his Turkish business partner a “close friend” on a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. 4.9k. 490. WASHINGTON ― When President-elect Donald Trump spoke to Turkish President Recep Tayyip ...and more »

  • Parliament backs freeze of Turkish membership talks - EurActiv

    Parliament backs freeze of Turkish membership talks - EurActiv;

    The European Parliament on Thursday voted in favour of a freeze of membership talks with Turkey over its post-coup crackdown, further escalating tensions with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Erdoğan has already dismissed the vote as having “no value” ...and more »

  • Turkey reacts angrily to symbolic EU parliament vote on its membership - The Guardian

    Turkey reacts angrily to symbolic EU parliament vote on its membership - The Guardian;

    Binali Yildirim dismissed the MEPs' vote as being of no importance. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on LinkedIn · Share on Pinterest · Share on Google+ · Share on ...and more »

  • European Parliament Votes to Suspend Talks With Turkey on EU Membership - New York Times

    European Parliament Votes to Suspend Talks With Turkey on EU Membership - New York Times;

    Members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, voted on Thursday to suspend talks with Turkey on European Union membership. By REUTERS on Publish Date November 24, 2016. Photo by Frederick Florin/Agence France-Presse — Getty ...and more »

  • Migrant crisis: Turkey threatens EU with new surge - BBC News

    Migrant crisis: Turkey threatens EU with new surge - BBC News;

    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned that he will let hundreds of thousands of migrants travel on to Europe if pushed by the EU. He was reacting to a non-binding vote by the European Parliament to freeze talks on EU membership for Turkey.and more »

  • Freeze EU accession talks with Turkey until it halts repression, urge MEPs - EU News

    MEPs want a temporary freeze on EU accession talks with Turkey. In a resolution voted on Thursday, they say Turkey should nonetheless remain “anchored” to the EU. They also pledge to review their position when the "disproportionate repressive measures" ...and more »

  • EU in damage control on festering Turkey relations - EUobserver

    EU in damage control on festering Turkey relations - EUobserver;

    Turkey's president Erdogan (2nd right) said "border gates will be opened" if the EU stops accession talks. (Photo: tccb.gov.tr). By Nikolaj Nielsen. BRUSSELS, 25. Nov 2016, 17:20. The EU wants to hold on to ties with Turkey, amid threats by Ankara to ...and more »

  • European Parliament votes to block Turkey's attempts to join EU - The Independent

    European Parliament votes to block Turkey's attempts to join EU - The Independent;

    The European Parliament has voted to freeze long-term plans for Turkey to join the EU in what is widely seen as a response to Ankara's crackdown on political opposition and independent media since July's failed coup. MEPs voted 479 in favour on the ...and more »

  • Here's a Time Line of the Insane Number of People Turkey's President Has Fired Since July 15 - TIME

    Here's a Time Line of the Insane Number of People Turkey's President Has Fired Since July 15 - TIME;

    Turkey fired 15,000 state employees, including soldiers, police officers, tax inspectors, and midwives in the latest round of purges since the failed coup of July 15. Tuesday's dismissals — which cut across several news outlets and 375 institutions ...and more »

  • Turkey's Erdogan warns Europe that political snubs could set off new migrant crisis - Washington Post

    Turkey's Erdogan warns Europe that political snubs could set off new migrant crisis - Washington Post;

    BRUSSELS — Turkey's president warned Europe on Friday that his nation could unleash another migrant crisis in the West, sharply raising the stakes after E.U. lawmakers called for a suspension in membership talks with Turkey. Quarrels over Turkey's bid ...and more »